NAACP President and CEO, Ben Jealous, will address members and guests at a National Press Club luncheon on Thursday, August 29. The NAACP, which was founded in 1909, is the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization. Jealous will share with attendees his thoughts on the Trayvon Martin case, the "stand your ground" law and how the young man's death serves as a rallying point for change.
Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m., with remarks beginning at 1 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session ending at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $21 for Press Club members (NPC Members may purchase 2 tickets at this rate) and $35 for all other non-member tickets.
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The National Press Club
The National Press Club, a private club for journalists and communications professionals, has been a Washington institution for more than a century. It is also a world-class conference and meeting facility that hosts thousands of events each year for sophisticated clients from around the globe. And while these are the Club’s functions, its mission is to be The World’s Leading Professional Organization for Journalists. It is a social and business organization dedicated to supporting the ongoing improvement of the profession of journalism.